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As a user, have you ever encountered QuickBooks error H505? If no, then let us inform you that it occurs while accessing the company file stored on another computer over the network in multi-user mode. … Read More
As a user, have you ever encountered QuickBooks error H505? If no, then let us inform you that it occurs while accessing the company file stored on another computer over the network in multi-user mode. The error prompt abruptly shows up on the computer screen with an error message, reading, “This company file is on another computer, and QuickBooks needs some help connecting.” The primary reason behind such an error is the incorrect multi-user hosting settings. With this post, we are going to discuss with you all the best troubleshooting solutions available out there to overcome the multi-user error.
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Apart from the incorrect multi-user hosting settings, there can be several reasons behind the occurrence of QuickBooks error code H505, such as:
Below, we have mentioned the best troubleshooting solutions for the reasons that we just discussed with you.
At times, many users accidentally set more than one system as the server to host the company file in multi-user mode. However, only the computer which hosts the company file can be the server. Therefore, we need to correct the multi-user settings to resolve the error.
We can manually restart the stopped QuickBooks services, such as the database server manager and company file monitoring service, on the server computer.
Note: In QuickBooksDBXX, XX denotes the version year of the QuickBooks Desktop application you are using.
If you cannot get rid of QuickBooks error H505 even after implementing all the troubleshooting solutions mentioned in the post, then there is a great possibility that the Windows Firewall is blocking QuickBooks from accessing the network. We suggest you manually configure the Windows Firewall settings for QuickBooks Desktop and see whether this resolves the error or not. You can also